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Taking His Leave
Cabbin' It

on the banks

Cabbin' It

Alumna Bhairavi Desai is the cofounder and executive director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, a union representing roughly one-third of New York City’s 49,000 taxi drivers.

  • A Friend, Indeed

    Rutgers gets rave reviews for being the nation’s third-most hospitable university for veterans.

  • Race Matters

    Former U.S. surgeon general Jocelyn Elders will be the guest speaker at Rutgers–Newark during the Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series.

Flexible Flyer

scarlet sports

Flexible Flyer

Luisa Leal-Restrepo, the sophomore star of the Scarlet Knights women’s gymnastics team, is an Olympic hopeful.

  • Worth 1,000 Words

    A photograph of Scarlet Knight Eric LeGrand is voted fans' choice for Best Moment of the Year in Sports Illustrated.

  • Good for What Ails Them

    As athletic trainer for Scarlet Knights women’s teams, Jen Steinberg ensures the physical well-being of the athletes.

Setting the Scene

the arts

Setting the Scene

The illusion of theater begins with set design, which graduate student Bethany Wampol is mastering at Mason Gross School of the Arts.

  • Having Her Cake and Making It, Too

    Jennifer Bunce is the owner of the Hudson Cakery, which produces cakes unlikely to be found elsewhere.

  • Very Vérité

    Movie director and alumnus Robert Pulcini wins an Emmy for Cinema Verite—the newest feather in a cap festooned with memorable films starring famous actors.

The Information Sage


The Information Sage

History professor Jacob Soll receives a “genius grant” to study the origins of information gathering and accounting and its impact on civilization. 

  • Discoveries

    Recent breakthroughs and findings in faculty research and scholarship.

  • Initiatives

    New collaborations between Rutgers and funding agencies.

Baby, It's Cold Outside

alumni notes

Baby, It's Cold Outside

The RUAA offers discounts on products and services through the Rutgers Alumni Card.

  • One Big Jam Session

    Members of the RUAA’s Jazz M.A. Alumni group walk the walk and talk the talk when it comes to all matters of their love for jazz.

  • Lost in the Woods

    Cabinetmaker David Ramsay is enamored with wood, and he knows which ones are right for you.